Sunday, 18 June 2017

Floral Birthday

We've had the most glorious sunny afternoon here, definitely at the scorchio mark!  I had a sit down in our garden earlier, something I rarely do (!) and it was great to see all the birds, bugs and bees at work.

Anyway, must press on, the lovely Poldark is on telly shortly ;)
This card is for my sister-in-law - she's a card maker too so I always feel a bit of pressure making hers!  I've watercoloured my Prima flowers and then went over the blooms with my clear glitter pen.  The little white snippet is a Paper Smooches die and is embossed with an old Cuttlebug swiss dots folder.


Here's a wee quickie just for the fun of it.  I've cased Patti's card from her blog Stationery Styles here.  Mine's not a great pic, I can only blame the blazing sunshine outside!  I've chalked a load of circles in varying blues, purples and pinks, but they're not showing up very well here.
My bunny is from Lili of the Valley - coloured with watercolour pencils and clear gloss added to the balloon and plate.
Thanks for the inspiration Patti! 

12 comments:

  1. This is a gorgeous card Lynne! I love the flower image and you’ve coloured it so beautifully. The little embossed snippet and twine is a beautiful finishing touch! ;-)
    Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for our Embossing Challenge and Good luck in the draw!
    Hugs Sue B xx

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  2. Both cards are awesome, but your sister-in-law card is particularly so. I think she will love it. I hope to give my watercolor pencils a try sometime this week. I'll never color as well as you, but I'm looking forward to giving it a try.

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  3. Your floral card is stunning, lovely to see you playing along with us at the Flower Challenge. Your bunny card is so sweet, I can see your delicate circle background beautifully x

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  4. What a gorgeous card Lynne! Love those flowers and the pretty pink paper you used, And a cever touch with the embossed little embellishments and twine - just adds that something extra.

    And of course I adore the LOTV card too :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  5. Both cards are stunning. Love the first one for it's pretty flowers and lovely layout, and the second because it's so cute and the colouring is FAB.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  6. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Sparkles, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  7. Two beautiful cards, I love the first one with the gorgeous flowers.

    Sue xx

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  8. Two gorgeous cards, love the sweet bunny and the beautiful flowers in the first one.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  9. Two gorgeous cards, especially love the first with those pretty flowers xx

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  10. Two beautiful cards as always but particularly drawning to that wonderful bouquet of flowers. So delicate and reminicent of an English Cottage garden (or what I image one to look like) wonderful. Thank you so much for joining us at The Flower Challenge Aileen DT

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  11. Beautiful floral card - love all the little elements you've used.

    Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

    Helen x

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